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Aug 7, 2013 12:30pm PDT
"news week south asia." a new mechanism can be used to pull in instruments. no money for infrastructure and education. now, for the details. in less than a month, more than three times china has crossed the border with india, amounting to insurgents, raising the level of mistrust and tension between the countries, but amid rising friction, stakeholders on both sides held talks in new delhi. according to top article talks, -- protocol talks, they spoke on broader affairs, but the short incursion dominated the talks. here is the report. >> recent state of incursions from chinese troops into india figured in the talks between the two countries here. both sides discussed ways to make the functioning of working neck and dozens more efficient with the possibility of more confidence building measures. at the two official level talks, both sides deliberated on ways to maintain peace and tranquility against the ckground of concerns over incursions from the chinese liberation army. three been reported, casting serious doubts over the intention of the new leadership of china. >> the
PBS
Aug 8, 2013 11:30pm PDT
cautious and keep 19 of the 22 diplomatic post closed at least until the end of the week. >> the use of drones is one way the u.s. military has approached unmanned combat. >> they look like something from a science-fiction movie movie, but they are very real. some fear these robots could become the drones of the future. he looks like a soldier, moves like a soldier, and marches like a soldier. underneath that camouflaged uniform, he is very different. he is a robot designed to test uniforms. in the near future, robots like this and other left human looking machines could be used to keep first responders out of harms way. experts say it is inevitable that machines like these will one day be used in battle. >> it will be a substitute for a human being in a tank or a foot soldier. >> most of these robots are controlled by operators. research is focusing on creating fully autonomous robots who will make their own decisions. this is standing two meters high and weighing 150 kilograms, atlas is being provided to eight universities and research labs for further development. there is no indicat
PBS
Aug 31, 2013 9:30am PDT
collective for the school were given to terrorist troops, such as the taliban, which uses the money to fund the ongoing violence in afghanistan, the treasury said, but students said teachers focused on religion and not militancy. >> the brown concrete school eyes down a narrow street in the heart of pakistan's northwest city of the shower -- of pashawar, and since the announcement of the seminary's designation, some residents said they were afraid that the u.s. might mount a drone attack. u.s. drone missiles have targeted militants in areas near the afghan border since 2004. the steep slide i's rupee has shaken investor confidence and put the indian economy in deep trouble. the government has stepped in and full throttle to ease the fall. a series of measures were announced, and the finance minister. with the rupee falling by 5.4% in five days last week, the indian finance minister said the currency is undervalued and has overshot appropriate levels. he sought to calm investors, saying there was no need for excessive and unwarranted pessimism. after silence for most of the week, he add
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Aug 15, 2013 11:30pm PDT
that were later dropped. the u.s. one sink used him of being -- once accused him of being involved in the drug trade, an accusation he strongly denied. he claims to have put his past behind him. >> i am not in politics to make myself rich. i am in politics to serve the people. >> he convincingly won elections in april, returning to power the party that was in office for 60 years and played a key role in supporting the military from 1954 to 1989. the party eventually lost to this man, a former bishop in 2008. his controversial impeachment by congress last year led to paraguay boss -- paraguay's exclusion from the regional trade bloc. it is clear the new president has bridges to build. >> we can say we have contradictions between what he said during his campaign and the first weeks of his the -- and the first weeks of his presidency, and now. >> he has chosen technocrats and business people for notes. placing the presidential sash in a peaceful transfer of power has not been the norm in paraguay. democracy in paraguay is among the most fragile in latin america. there are, however, sever
PBS
Aug 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
that pakistan has done it, and use the world pressure to say nothing has changed in pakistan. >> the prime minister in pakistan says he is saddened by the incident and has expressed his desire to carry on the dialogue process with india, which is a refusal to deny the role in the killing. india has had a specialized team of the pakistan army is behind the attack -- said a specialized team of the pakistan army is behind the attack. >> it is now clear that a specialist group in the pakistan army were in this attack, crossing and killing. we all know -- we all know that nothing happens from the pakistan line of control. we do not support assistance and direct involvement of the pakistan army. naturally, this incident will help concentrate us on our behavior and for our relationships with pakistan. our restraint cannot be taken for granted, nor should the capacity of armed forces, or the government. it will be noted. >> the newly elected prime minister of pakistan are -- is expecting to hold discussions on the sidelines of the united nations general assembly next month, but in the wake o
PBS
Aug 29, 2013 11:30pm PDT
. u.k. prime minister david cameron saying the evidence that chemical weapons were used was compelling. >> eyewitness accounts of chemical-filled rockets being used against opposition-control areas. we have thousands of social media reports and 95 different videos, horrific videos, documenting the evidence. >> at the past of the opposition, this emergency recall of the british parliament had been reduced to debating the principal of military action. >> evidence should proceed decision, not decision preceding evidence. >> the u.k. government has published a summary of advice from its own lawyers claiming military action would be legal if there was compelling evidence of the use of chemical weapons. but according to the british prime minister, there will be no strike until action at the u.n.. though that will not oppose silent -- silence opposing views on the street. >> a division that runs right through not just the british people, but the british parliament as well. cctv, london. >> the red cross says the suffering of civilians in syria is reaching unprecedented levels. it has called f
PBS
Aug 22, 2013 11:30pm PDT
monitoring the trial who gave us the latest on the trial and what it means for china. >> there has not been an official release, many believe the trial will end later today. and based on the official blog, they rejected most of the charges yesterday. there has been a fierce debate. we might expect more dramatic debate from the microblog. the source for most of the journalists here, how much that may impact the final outcome, it is hard to say. but the final verdict will be announced after the closure of the trial. this has been the first time it has been related in a decade. transparency has been expected although many western journalists believe that this should have more openness. that change has already been quite significant. many chinese believe that they may push forward. the initial transparency, the real impact will take some time to see. >> and townhall is being seen as the biggest political shakeup to hit the elite in decades. events in the courtroom have gripped the nation. that is the city in southwest china where it was once a communist party bossed. >> removed from hi
PBS
Aug 14, 2013 12:30pm PDT
negotiating possibilities. the principal one that remains dividing us is the extent of sanctions relief. my hope is that we have the wisdom, the good sense, and negotiating persistence to address that question very particularly and move on, as jim walsh says, to something that can show that the kind of outline that i put in my opening talk can be achieved. >> let me ask jim walsh. how much time do we have two pursue the negotiations in light of the installation and use of the new ir2m centrifuge? >> how much time do we have. the first way to answer that is to say where we are right now. i follow the leadership of the director of national intelligence and his repeated public testimony. the way he describes it is that iran currently has a rudimentary nuclear capability. if you're determined, you can make a nuclear weapon. he goes onto say that that while there is nothing technical inhibiting that, they have not yet made a political decision to build the bomb. that is the crucial line. trying to understand why some countries that start, end up as nuclear weapons states, many states do not
PBS
Aug 25, 2013 4:30am PDT
underworld don, he was most active between 1996 and 1998. >> he used to teach the outfit how to make bombs. he is also close to a man wanted in india for his role in the mumbai terror attacks. >> he has been charged >> he is se in the 1993 blasts in mumbai and the attacks in delhi in 1996 and 1997. delhi police had said he was actively involved. they seized a pakistani passport from him for evidence. a carefully crafted operation in the united arab emirates and saudi arabia landed him in jail. he is likely to provide interrogators with more details of the inner workings of operations against india. he has evolved from being a terror operative to keep mentor, fundraiser for jihadists in west asia. >> he is a good catch, a very good catch. this is a big achievement on the part of the security establishment. i'm sure a lot of useful information will accrue from his interrogation. >> and 1996, he is alleged to have executed a series of bombings in delhi, the first significant actions carried out under his direct command. >> the holy month of ramadan holds a special place in lives of musl
PBS
Aug 10, 2013 9:30am PDT
escape with militants using their mobile phones. dozens of inmates were quickly whisked away, raising questions as to how motorcade vehicles brimming with guns and fighters managed to escape what is supposed to be one of pakistan's most heavenly -- heavily guarded areas. >> [speaking in foreign language] >> freeing of such a large number has caused panic in india. fears are expressed that militants might slip inside a state which is already witnessing the rise of militancy and increasing infiltration the summer. -- this summer. >> there a cross from the line of, and waiting to infiltrate on our side. -- they are across from the line of control, and waiting to infiltrate on our side. >> [speaking in foreign language] >> pakistani authorities moved some of their most notorious militant inmates after an intelligence warning of an imminent jailbreak. but a recent telegram break has raised fears among the security -- taliban break has raised fears among the security. the most recent jailbreak incident has made is even more confusing for the new leaders. both political parties blame each ot
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